Hu-Tech employs a team of qualified and experienced Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists and has a wider network of associates in specialist engineering and safety disciplines. The Senior team includes:
Dr Ian Randle BSc MSc PhD C.ErgHF
Ian is Managing Director and a Principal Consultant. He is a Chartered Ergonomist & Human Factors Specialist with over 30 years of experience in consultancy, research and teaching.
Ian is currently President of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors. He is also a qualified lead assessor of Quality Management systems.
Ian held academic and public sector research positions before concentrating on consultancy. He has experience in many sectors including Oil & Gas, pharmaceuticals, transportation and Defence. He is also an experienced Expert Witness.
Ian is the author of many HSE research reports and developed the HSE’s Offshore Ergonomics and Pharmaceutical Ergonomics web-based resources.
Taran Barrington BSc C.ErgHF
Taran is a Director and Principal Consultant. He is a Chartered Ergonomist and Human Factors Specialist, has a BSc in Ergonomics from Loughborough University and over 17 years’ experience in research, consultancy and design He has developed a wealth of knowledge integrating Human Factors requirements in the High Hazard Industries.
Taran has extensive experience of applying Human Factors requirements in various sectors including Oil & Gas, Defence, Rail and Transportation, using a broad range of structured HF tools and methods to integrate key requirements. He has successfully delivered Human Factors Integration on projects through all phases of Design, from Concept to Operation.
Calum Smith BSc MSc(ENG) C.ErgHF FIEHF
Calum is a Technical Director and Principal Consultant with Hu-Tech. He graduated in 1994 with degree in Biological Sciences and holds a Master’s degree in Ergonomics and Work Design.
He has extensive experience of implementing HFE in process and high hazard industries, predominantly the oil and gas industry. His experience ranges across all stages of major facility design projects and includes Human Factors application over the ISO 11064 design lifecycle.
Calum is the Hu-Tech lead on Expert Witness cases.
Robert Miles C.ErgHF C.Eng MIMechE
Robert is a Technical Director and Principal Consultant specialising in Human Factors and Risk Management in Oil & Gas. He is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors and a Chartered Engineer. He has over 20 years’ experience as a Government Safety Regulator and worked on the UK response to the Deepwater Horizon before joining Hu-Tech 2 years ago. He is a subject matter expert on the application of risk analyses such as the Bow-Tie and is advising the UK Rail sector, US Centre for Chemical Process Safety and the CIEHF working group producing guidance.